CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cyrtocapsa fusulus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> C -> Cyrtocapsa -> Cyrtocapsa fusulus
Other pages this level: C. bicornis, C. brevicornis, C. campi, C. chrysalidium, C. colatractus, C. compacta, C. cornuta, C. costata, C. diploconus, C. fusulus, C. gadzhiliensis, C. hexagona, C. hirta, C. inaequispina, C. inflata, C. laevigata, C. lavallei, C. longicornis, C. macropora, C. marinellii, C. miocenica, C. miocenica imperforaticauda, C. miocenica laevicauda, C. osculum, C. poligonalis, C. pyrum, C. rothpletzi, C. strangulata, C. subconica, C. tetrapera

Cyrtocapsa fusulus

Citation: Cyrtocapsa fusulus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM38
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.78, fig.7
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1514

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, spindle-shaped, with three distinct strictures. Length of the four joints = 1: 1: 4: 3. The third joint is the broadest, somewhat longer than broad. The fourth joint is inversely conical. Cephalis hemispherical, with a coronal of large, ovate pores, and a pyramidal, sulcate, oblique horn of twice the length. Pores regular, circular.

Size: Length of the shell (with four joints) 0.18, breadth 0.07. Length of the single joints, a 0.02, b 0.02, c 0.08, d 0.06.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Cyrtocapsa fusulus under the subgeneric name Cyrtocapsella, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


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